Meta’s Silicon Valley home plans to decarbonize 95% of buildings


A giant digital sign is seen at Facebook’s corporate headquarters campus in Menlo Park, California, on October 23, 2019.

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Technology hub Menlo Park, California, home to Meta, is teaming up with Brooklyn, New York-based BlocPower in a new form of public-private partnership to electrify thousands of buildings to help meet a 2030 climate goal of carbon neutrality.

The small California city, with a population of roughly 35,000, estimates the fossil fuel consumption of buildings at 41% of its total emissions. BlocPower, a past CNBC Disruptor 50 company, is among the leaders in retrofitting residential and commercial real estate to reduce fossil fuel use. The…


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